Dr Natalie North (Nee Haywood)
I graduated from the University of Nottingham with a first class BSc (Hons) in Biotechnology (2011). Following this, I undertook an MSc in Bioscience Specialising in Human disease and graduated from the University of Leeds with Distinction (2012). I was then awarded a British Heart Foundation named PhD studentship to undertake a PhD in the laboratory of Professor Stephen Wheatcroft and was awarded my PhD in 2015 from the University of Leeds. I am currently a British Heart Foundation funded post-doctoral research fellow for Professor Mark Kearney.
My research aims are to address the link between obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, with a particular interest in the role of the insulin like growth factor family.
- BSc (Hons)
I deliver teaching sessions for MBChB and Healthcare Science BSc (Audiology) (Cardiac Physiology).
I offer intercalated projects for Cardiovascular Medicine BSc and projects for the British Heart Foundation 4 Year PhD Programme in Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes.
In 2018, I achieved the status of Associate Fellow of The Higher Education Academy.
Research groups and institutes
- Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine
- Discovery and Translational Science
- Multidisciplinary Cardiovascular Research Centre